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Ava MacNeill

Ava MacNeill

Diagnosed with leukemia three years ago, the IWK has become 10-year-old Ava’s home away from home. This is a story of strength, courage and the power of friendship.

Jacob Gardner

Jacob Gardner

It was only one year ago that 19-year old Jacob Gardner kept himself locked in his room for fear something bad would happen. A diagnosis of obsessive compulsive disorder helped him gain back control of his life. Here is his story of bravery and strength.

Skylar Côté

Skylar Côté

“Mom and Dad, what do people see when they look at me?” It sounds like a simple question but for parents Marcel and Jill Côté, it was life-changing. It was the day they celebrated the birth of their daughter Skylar. Let’s meet her now…

Tesa Ramsay

Tesa Ramsay

When 17-year-old Tesa Ramsay learned she had Crohn’s disease and juvenile arthritis she was determined not to let it end her passion for dancing. Thanks to the care she received from the IWK and her local hospital, she continues to soar across the stage. Let’s meet this inspiring young lady.  

Emma Elliott

Emma Elliott

Last September, 19-year-old Emma Elliott was just starting university when she began to spiral out of control. Her anxiety and substance abuse took hold of her life and resulted in her being hospitalized. Here is her courageous story.

Hank & Clyde Cameron

Hank & Clyde Cameron

Born at just 31 weeks gestation, Hank and Clyde Cameron spent more than two-months growing stronger in the IWK’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.  Thanks to the highly specialized care they received, these tiny twins have made incredible progress and are now back at home. Let’s meet these strong-willed brothers.

Ella Elkins

Ella Elkins

In early July 2016, a fall off a bleacher landed five-year old Ella Elkins, then of Port aux Basques, Newfoundland, in her local hospital. She was rushed to the Janeway Hospital in St. John’s with what appeared to be a brain hemorrhage.

Alyssa Sippley

Alyssa Sippley

The story of strep bacterial patient, Alyssa Sippley, has touched people around the world.

The Van Donkersgoed  family

The Van Donkersgoed family

The IWK immediately became an important part of their life. Recently, the IWK was there to help the Van Donkersgoed family through the most challenging time of their lives and continues to support them as they honour the memory of their daughter Sarah.

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